Friend of the Free Press
The comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, media critic and television host received the Los Angeles Press Club’s first Friend of the Free Press award.
Seth Meyers is an Emmy Award-winning writer and current host of “Late Night with Seth Meyers.” Meyers began his TV career with “Saturday Night Live” in 2001, where he was a cast member for 13 seasons. he was the show’s head writer for nine seasons and “Weekend Update” anchor for eight seasons.
In 2011, Meyers won the Emmy for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for host Justin Timberlake’s musical monologue. Meyers also garnered 10 additional Emmy nominations for his work as a writer in television.
The Los Angeles Press Club is proud to award him its first Friend of a Free Press award.